>----- Original Message -----
From: Robyne Hinks <email@example.com> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, February 29, 2000 4:03 AM Subject: Re: GERD, hiatal hernia, and H. pylori
> Dear Gerd sufferers. If you also suffer from gut obstructions please
beware > of taking propulsid as it can cause terrific pain as it tends to increase
> peristltic motion.Losec was the only thing that did the job.I t does as
> Helen said ,it works on the cells of the stomach and tells them not to
> produce so much acid.
>> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Helen Dynda <email@example.com>
> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 29, 2000 9:53 AM
> Subject: GERD, hiatal hernia, and H. pylori
> > If you have a hiatal hernia, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) can
> > mimic chest pain! This happened to me! I actually thought I was having
> > heart problems because of the chest pain, I was having. I was very
> > relieved to find out my heart was not involved.
> > However, GERD is a serious problem that requires medical attention!!
> > When acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus, this can cause
> > scarring in the esophagus! If you are having chest pain I urge you to
> > see your doctor!!
> > The following therapy was prescribed for me several years ago for both
> > GERD and H.pylori. These drugs are available only with your doctor's
> > prescription!
> > 1.) Prilosec - is the brand name. Omeprazole (o-MEP-ra-zole) is the
> > generic of Prilosec. Omeprazole is used to treat certain conditions in
> > which there is too much acid in the stomach. It is used to treat
> > gastric and duodenal ulcers and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease),
> > a condition in which the acid in the stomach washes back up into the
> > esophagus.
> > Sometimes omeprazole is used in combination with antibiotics to treat
> > ulcers associated with infection caused by the H. pylori bacteria
> > (germ). Omeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by
> > the stomach.
> > 2.) Propulsid - is the brand name. Cisapride (SIS-a-pride) is a
> > medicine that increases the movements or contractions of the stomach and
> > intestines. It is used to treat symptoms such as heartburn caused by a
> > backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus.
> > 3.) Metronidazole (me-troe-NI-da-zole). Flagyl is the brand name.
> > Metronidazole is used to treat infections.
> > These three drugs comprised the triple therapy which helped me to
> > finally overcome GERD and H. pylori - within about a 3 month
> > time-frame.